A 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a seizure of drugs worth an estimated €2.4m at Dublin Port.

The seizure was made as part of an operation by gardaí and Revenue Officers. The drugs that were seized were 376kg of cannabis resin and 9.7kg of herbal cannabis.

The drugs were uncovered in crates in a truck that had disembarked from Holyhead yesterday evening.

The man who was arrested is from Northern Ireland and is being detained at Store Street Garda Station.